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February Employment Snapshot

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

In February, the overall unemployment rate fell by two tenths of a percent, to 3.8 percent, as reported by the US Department of Labor. It was 4.1 percent a year ago in February 2018.
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January Employment Snapshot

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

In January, the overall unemployment rate rose by one tenth of a percent, to 4.0 percent, as reported by the US Department of Labor. It was 4.1 percent a year ago in January 2018.
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December Employment Snapshot

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

In December, the overall unemployment rate rose by two tenths of a percent, to 3.9 percent, as reported by the US Department of Labor. It was 4.1 percent a year ago in December 2017.
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November Employment Snapshot

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

The overall unemployment rate remained unchanged in November, at 3.7 percent, as reported by the US Department of Labor. It was 4.1 percent a year ago in November 2017.
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October Employment Snapshot

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

The overall unemployment rate remained unchanged in October, at 3.7 percent, as reported by the US Department of Labor. It was 4.1 percent a year ago in October 2017.
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September Employment Snapshot

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

The overall unemployment rate remained unchanged in September, at 3.7 percent, as reported by the US Department of Labor. It was 4.2 percent a year ago in September 2017. September’s number marks the lowest unemployment rate since December 1969.

August Employment Snapshot

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

The overall unemployment rate remained unchanged in August, at 3.9 percent, as reported by the US Department of Labor. It was 4.4 percent a year ago in August 2017.
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July Employment Snapshot

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

The overall unemployment rate fell by one tenth of a percent in July, to3.9 percent, as reported by the US Department of Labor. It was 4.3 percent a year ago in July 2017.
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June Employment Snapshot

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

The overall unemployment rate rose by two tenths of a percent in June, to 4.0 percent, as reported by the US Department of Labor. It was 4.3 percent a year ago in June 2017.
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May Employment Snapshot

US Bureau of Labor Statistics

The overall unemployment rate fell by one tenth of a percent in May, to 3.3 percent, as reported by the US Department of Labor. This matches the lowest rate reported since April 2000. The last time the unemployment rate was lower than […]